Delta Air Lines, the leading airline across the Atlantic with more total departures, destinations and seats than any other airline, is bringing more nonstop options to Europe from its Los Angeles, New York-JFK, Atlanta, and Detroit hubs and more next summer, making Delta the No. 1 choice for customers traveling between the United States and Europe.
“Delta’s history of bringing people together and driving positive economic impact across the Atlantic spans more than four decades and our summer 2018 schedule further cements Delta as the best choice for customers,” said Dwight James, Delta’s Senior Vice President — trans-Atlantic. “Delta was the first U.S. airline to fully equip lie-flat business class and premium main cabin seating on transoceanic aircraft and we will continue to enhance the customer experience next summer with locally sourced chef-driven menus, complimentary in-flight entertainment and great Delta hospitality.”
New Boeing 777-200LR service will link Angelenos nonstop to Paris and Amsterdam beginning June 16, in addition to more than 100 onward destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India via easy connections on Delta’s joint venture partners Air France and KLM:
Delta’s largest trans-Atlantic gateway will expand next year with new seasonal service to the Ponta Delgada-Azores beginning May 24, year-round service to Lagos, Nigeria, beginning March 24 and an upgraded offering on New York-JFK to London-LHR with new A330 service.
At Delta’s Atlanta hub, the world’s most travelled, new daily seasonal service to Lisbon on Boeing 767 aircraft will begin May 24 and run through Sept. 4. Delta’s Atlanta hub will make it easier for U.S. customers to visit Portugal with convenient one-stop connections from over 150 destinations in the U.S.
Delta will add a third daily round-trip between Detroit and Paris beginning May 16 in addition to Delta’s and Air France’s existing service. The new flight will provide customers more choice and offer additional connections in Paris to over 100 destinations in Europe, Middle East, Africa and India.
Orlando and Indianapolis
Previously announced year-round service will begin March 30 from Orlando to Amsterdam and on May 24 from Indianapolis to Paris, bringing easy connections to more than 100 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India to customers in the Sunshine and Hoosier states.